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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan was an Irish satirist, a playwright, poet, and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He is known for his plays such as The Rivals, The School for Scandal, The Duenna and A Trip to Scarborough. He was also a Whig MP for 32 years in the British House of Commons for Stafford, Westminster, and Ilchester. He is buried at Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. His plays remain a central part of... Read More

Born30 October 1751
Dublin, Ireland
Died7 July 1816 (aged 64)
14 Savile Row, London, England
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